Ickx, Romain

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Beauvechain, 1860 - Lubbeek, 1953

Activity

1886 - 1915 / Courtrai
° 21.10.1860; + 11.5.1953. At first clerk, later director in Courtrai of a bank belonging to the "Société Générale". Pioneering pictorialist, specialist of foggy, marshy, and snow-covered landscapes; seascapes; views of Campine. Member of the "Société Photographique de Courtrai". Secretary of the Courtrai section of the ABP in 1897; president 1913-1916. Moved to Brussels in 1915.Active to a lesser extent into the 1920s. Commissioner of the Brussels section of the ABP, 1922-1926. Ickx moved to Lubbeek in the Hageland (Brabant) in 1926 and abandoned photography.

Locations

1886 - 1915 / Courtrai

Exhibitions

Courtrai, 1893 (interiors); Bruges, 1894; Courtrai, 1894; Brussels, 1896; Lille, 1896; Courtrai, 1897; Paris, 1897; Brussels, 1898; Paris, 1898; Berlin, 1899; Ghent, 1899; Hamburg, 1899; Leipzig, 1899; Antwerp (ABP), 1900; Effort, 1901; Courtrai, 1901; Mons, 1901; Brussels, 1902; Antwerp (ABP), 1903; Ghent, 1903; Ghent ABP, 1903; Louvain, 1904; Liège, 1905; Paris, 1905; Vienna, 1905; Ghent, 1913.

Genres / subject matter

Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

DE KEYSER, Gilbert. "Romain Ickx: la passion du paysage", Clichés, n° 3, 1984, pp. 40-49.

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1896 - 1914

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2285

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 16.8.2017 & 13.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; SFJ revised 27.2.2019 & 17.4.2019; SFJ revised 22.9.2019 & 30.10.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; SFJ revised 22.10.2020

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